Frequently Asked Questions

Get Ahead Overview

Does Get Ahead Really Work?

Take a look at our reviews online or speak to parents who have used our services. Simply stop in at our centers and you will see what Get Ahead is all about! Your child will feel more confident about his or her abilities after only a few sessions with us.

Can I Make Up Missed Sessions?

Yes! We understand – life happens. Missed sessions may be rescheduled as needed and used during the month of membership.

Is My Child Too Young To Get Ahead?

We don’t think so! We believe math and coding can be taught at any age. With our various programs that cater to all age levels, you can choose when the best time for your child to Get Ahead might be!

Who are the tutors?

Our rigorous hiring process ensures that your child is learning from an expert! All of our instructors also go through a background check for the safety of our students.

Math Instructors – Each of our applicants is tested on Math Skills and is then run through a session with a student to ensure they not only know Math but can also instruct students effectively.

Coding Instructors – Each of our applicants is tested on coding knowledge and application. Our instructors have Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science and a passion for coding!

How Long Is a Typical Session?

Each session for both Math and Coding runs 1 hour long and includes two parts: knowledge and application.

Will My Child Receive Homework?

At Get Ahead, we believe all work should be completed and checked at the center during the student’s sessions. This has 2 major benefits:

  1. Parents do not need to worry about working on extra math homework at home with the student – we know how busy you are!
  2. All work is checked immediately as pages are completed so students know they have done the work correctly and feel confident when they leave each session!

Math Program

Does My Child Really Need Math Support?

Decide for yourself by checking your child’s math skills here!

And if your child is doing well in Math at school, Get Ahead provides a challenge with our Get Ahead Plus Program!

Who are the Math instructors?

Our rigorous hiring process ensures that your child is learning from an expert! All of our instructors also go through a background check for the safety of our students. Each of our applicants is tested on Math Skills and is then run through a session with a student to ensure they not only know Math but can also instruct students effectively.

How Many Sessions Does My Student Need to Attend Each Week?

For maximum effectiveness, students should attend Math sessions at least 2 times per week but we encourage students to attend as often as their schedules allow.

How Long Is a Typical Math Session?

Each session runs 1 hour long and includes two parts: knowledge and application. After the student has completed their session, they can play a math game with another student!

Coding Program

Why Should My Child Learn Coding?

Coding is the future language of the world! With technology continuing to advance at such great speeds, it’s important for our youth to get a head start on learning coding. Not only is coding important, but it’s also fun for students to learn!

Will my child need to bring a computer or will one be provided?

Students will use the computers in our facility. All programs needed for coding sessions will be available to use.

What Programming Languages Can I Expect My Child to Learn?

We aim to get our students comfortable in HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, and JAVA.

Who are the Coding Instructors?

Coding Instructors – Each of our applicants is tested on coding knowledge and application. Our instructors have Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science and a passion for coding!

How Long is a Typical Coding Session?

Each coding session runs 45 minutes and includes background knowledge and application.